Aptose Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:APTO) (TSE:APS) has been assigned an average rating of “Buy” from the six analysts that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has issued a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $4.50.
A number of analysts have recently commented on the company. ValuEngine cut Aptose Biosciences from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday. Roth Capital restated a “buy” rating and issued a $5.00 price objective on shares of Aptose Biosciences in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Aptose Biosciences from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $1.50 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, August 14th. HC Wainwright upgraded Aptose Biosciences from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and boosted their price objective for the company from $1.00 to $4.00 in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity set a $7.00 price objective on Aptose Biosciences and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th.
Aptose Biosciences (NASDAQ:APTO) traded down $0.12 during trading on Friday, hitting $1.89. The stock had a trading volume of 296,131 shares, compared to its average volume of 393,144. Aptose Biosciences has a 1-year low of $0.78 and a 1-year high of $2.30.
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Aptose Biosciences Company Profile
Aptose Biosciences Inc (Aptose) is a clinical-stage biotechnology company. The Company is engaged in the development of anticancer drugs that target specific epigenetic processes and signal transduction abnormalities that underlie a particular life-threatening malignancy. Its product pipeline includes cancer drug candidates that exert activity as stand-alone agents and that enhance the activities of other anticancer agents without causing overlapping toxicities.
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